The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.35% 1.21% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.86% 6.00% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.85 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+38.47% +48.16%
SQL Server 2008
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.23% 20.24% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 28
Median daily rate £350 £438 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £32.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dorset region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorchester - 3 £363 -
Poole - 1 £204 -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) C++
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (62.50%) Power BI
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) ERP
7 2 (25.00%) InfoPath
7 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (12.50%) Replication
8 1 (12.50%) Military

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (62.50%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (62.50%) Power BI
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) DBA
5 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft